- a river in SE France, flowing from the Alps to the Rhone River. 150 miles (240 km) long.
- a department in SE France. 3180 sq. mi. (8235 sq. km). Capital: Grenoble.
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Four days' march up the Rhone brought Hannibal to the point where the Isere runs into that river.The Young Carthaginian
The ferry-boats on the Rhone and the Isere, are moved by the stream, and very rapidly.
He brought news that a numerous company of monks was descending the valley of the Isere towards Condillac.St. Martin's Summer
- a department of SE France, in Rhône-Alpes region. Capital: Grenoble. Pop: 1 128 755 (2003 est). Area: 7904 sq km (3083 sq miles)
- a river in SE France, rising in the Graian Alps and flowing west and southwest to join the River Rhône near Valence. Length: 290 km (180 miles)
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